Goodness Gracious

Some thoughts on the Grace of God. I was asked to offer a reflection on God's grace for an interment of one the true gems of our congregation, Kim. Below is my attempt to offer something meaningful. ------------------ Think of a gift you’ve received. But not just any gift. Think of something that you were given … Continue reading Goodness Gracious

Realign — or ‘The Call of a Scraggly, Strange-Dressing, Bug-Eating Prophet’

*an Advent reflection given at Luther Memorial Church of Chicago on December 10, 2014* Text: Mark 1:1-8 Prepare Wilderness. Untouched, undomesticated, unknown. Full of lush foliage, I imagine. Or lying barren and uninviting. Or sitting under ages of crumbling infrastructure, rubble, and dust. Certainly not the picture we have of our beautiful city. There aren’t many “untouched” parts … Continue reading Realign — or ‘The Call of a Scraggly, Strange-Dressing, Bug-Eating Prophet’